Post Disaster Data Recovery

Data Recovery from Flood, Fire and Mechanically Damaged Equipment

We can be the lifeline you need when disaster meets data.

New York Computer Forensics has HAZMAT certified retrieval and recovery specialists who can respond to any sort of disaster situation. We’ve recovered data from equipment subjected to fire, floods, hurricanes, accidents, chemical spills, etc.

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Seawater can do tremendous damage to equipment and digital media. We have successfully recovered media from buildings flooded with seawater, sewage, and mixtures of the two. We’ve dealt with water, oil contamination, diesel fuel and seawater contamination, etc.
Depending on the amount of damage, data can often be recovered from fire damaged equipment. Fire damage can look horrific, but in many cases the damage is mainly cosmetic – drives are often recoverable.
New York Computer Forensics has recovered data from crushed computer systems, collapsed server rooms, etc., impact damage from car and plane crashes. We regularly repair and forensically extract data from systems and devices that have been intentionally destroyed by their owners in an effort to hide illegal activities or thwart investigations.


HAZMAT Certified Recovery Experts

Some environments are potentially toxic and dangerous. We’ve used HAZMAT extraction teams extensively, most recently in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.

  • Trained and certified HAZMAT teams on call
  • Testing for contaminants like radiation, bacteria and carbons
  • Removal and sanitization of compromised equipment.


Regulatory Compliance and Maintaining Security

New York Computer Forensics procedures are in full compliance with NY state and federal guidelines for data processing equipment recovery. In the event that contaminated equipment needs to be destroyed in order to prevent health risks and/or insure data security, New York Computer Forensics can destroy media/equipment, and provide certificates of destruction.

Free Consultations

Every disaster is different. New York Computer Forensics has been involved in data recovery for over 20 years. Please call us at (212) 561-5860 and let one of our retrieval and recovery specialists explain what we can do to help you recover media and data from whatever situation you might be facing.

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Our Clients

New York Computer Forensics works with clientele from all sectors, ranging in size from small graphic design firms, to Fortune 500 companies.

  • The Securities and Exchange Commission
  • NASA
  • The City of New York
  • AES Energy
  • PSE&G
  • Senior Aerospace
  • Stonybrook University Hospital
  • NY State Department of Corrections
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • American Stock Exchange
  • Medstar
  • and more